It was another night in the office for Manny Pacquiao, defeating Chris Algeri by decision. After a series of knockdowns in the fight some by Pacquiao and the rest by referee Genaro Rodriguez, who helped double team Algeri by calling slips knockdowns, then repeatedly warned…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
Let's go through the ring of fire once more, to see if we get the Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout after this fight. That's the only attraction a fight like this bring. I'm sorry but Chris Algeri, no matter how many times I say it doesn't get the blood running…Continue
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By Scott Gilfoid: The highly anticipated fight between WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) and the talented #1 WBC Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs) look like it finally has a date in venue.
According to ESPN’s Dan Rafael, the Stiverne-Wilder bout will take place on January 17th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two fighters have gone back and forth for months in attempting to put the fight together.…
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By Dan Ambrose: WBA light welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (25-0, 9 KOs) will be looking to impress this Saturday night on the HBO pay-per-view card against Antonio DeMarco (31-3-1, 23 KOs) at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, in Macao S.A.R., China.
Vargas’ new trainer Roy Jones Jr will be working his corner for the fight.…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
I was told that Manny Pacquiao is training harder than ever for Chris Algeri, but we have heard all of these stories before. The super strong Pacman is walking through sparring partners, crushing the heavy bag, hurting the hands of Freddie Roach, with blinding…Continue
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To make the biggest fight in the world that has taken our heart through the ringer, which each side taking shots and blows, outside the ring. Showtime Executive Vice President Stephen Espinoza took to his Twitter account to everyone surprise, to claim that Top Rank…Continue
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Boxing legend James Toney is calling out Shannon Briggs -- claiming he should stop chasing Wladimir Klitschko around the world ... and fight him instead!!
The 3-time world champ was out in L.A. Friday and told us ... Briggs is wasting his time trying to …
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Welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao is in the final preparations for his upcoming defense against junior welterweight titlist Chris Algieri, but he made it clear what he wants next should he be victorious.
"I do have one specific goal, and that is to give the boxing fans the fight they have always asked for," Pacquiao said this week. "I want that fight [with Floyd Mayweather Jr.], too."
Pacquiao, who regained his 147-pound title from Timothy Bradley Jr. with a resounding…Continue
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Injured Omar Figueroa Jr. was stripped of his lightweight world title on Monday and given the designation of "champion in recess" by the WBC, paving the way for Jorge Linares and Javier Prieto to battle for the vacant 135-pound belt.
Linares (37-3, 24 KOs), a former featherweight and junior lightweight titlist,…Continue
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What we witnessed last Saturday night should not have been a celebration a 49 year old man, surviving in a boxing ring against a hard knockout puncher, in Sergey Kovalev. What we witnessed was a man trying not to get knocked out, not try to win and collect a check. Hopkins is such a…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
Errol Spence Jr. is one of the most complete fighters to yet explode on the major scene, he's on the rise right now and staying of the radar but it's getting time to move him into the spotlight. The former amateur standout who made it to the quarterfinals of…Continue
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Luton lightweight boxer Michael Devine joins Prizefighter tournament onDecember 6
Luton’s lightweight prospect, Michael Devine 11(3)-1(1)-1 will be entering into the illustrious Prizefighter Tournament televised live on Sky Sports on December 6th at London’s York…Continue
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By Justin Noel Cudaihl Chris Algieri is a huge underdog in the biggest fight of his boxing career on Nov. 23 (Nov. 22 in the United States) in Macau. One person who is not underestimating the undefeated American’s skills, particularly his punching power, is Buboy Fernandez, Manny Pacquiao’s assistant trainer and long-time friend and…
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It doesn't take a rocket expert to figure out that Amir Khan doesn't want to fight Kell…Continue
By Kevin Davis
It was a dark and stormy night, the winds was gusting at a record speed and their was a horrible smell in the air, of death and decay,... just kidding it was just another typical Halloween night in which I didn't care for, I';m just there to find the…Continue
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PHILADELPHIA -- Unified light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins believes race is the reason his pursuit of history hasn't been a bigger story outside of boxing.
Hopkins, who set records as the oldest boxer to win and defend world titles, will be two months shy of 50 when he faces unbeaten Sergey Kovalev in Saturday's light heavyweight title unification bout at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
In an exclusive interview with ESPN.com, Hopkins was asked the reason…Continue
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Mares, Ortiz added to Khan-Alexander undercard!!
Golden Boy has announced details of their December 13 card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. British superstar and former unified super lightweight world champion Amir “King” Khan will take on former two-division world champion Devon Alexander “The Great,” while undefeated interim WBA welterweight world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman will defend against Leonard “The Lion” Bundu. Rounding out the three-fight Showtime…
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Photo: Mary Ann Owen/Top Rank
New York’s undefeated (20-0) WBO jr. welterweight champion Chris Algieri and Kevin Rooney Jr., son of former Tyson trainer Kevin Sr., and now with Team Algieri, meet legendary heavyweight champion and New York’s boxing king, Mike Tyson at the Field of Dreams in the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian Las Vegas on Saturday. Algieri is in…Continue
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By Craig Wick at ringside
Photos: Esther Lin / SHOWTIME
Local light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara (26-3, 15 KOs) won a hard fought ten round unanimous decision over Doudou Ngumbu (33-6, 12 KOs) on Saturday night at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Fonfara staggered Ngumbu in round five, but the “Polish Prince” let him off the hook. Scores were 98-92, 97-93,…Continue
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